Our People Make It Possible

At Area51 Electronics, our people (or aliens as we call them) are our greatest strength. Our aliens come from different backgrounds and experiences, perspectives and identities – all walks of life. We believe a diverse and inclusive workplace inspires everyone to reach for the stars. We believe this mindset sparks connectivity, a greater sense of transparency, and an environment where our uniqueness is celebrated and embraced.

“Area51 Electronics has a very diverse workforce, and I believe it makes us stronger as a company.”

Sylvia O’Neil

Account Manager

“I believe diversity is important in the workplace because it is a good way to get to know about other cultures....”

Brian Avila


Diversity Drives Innovation

At Area51 Electronics, it’s not just about distributing authentic electronic parts. It’s about creating a thriving, inclusive environment, a place where our aliens are free to be their authentic selves and perform at their very best.

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Our Workforce

62.50% of our team are classified as minorities.
Here's a breakdown of our employee demographics.

Diversity Chart


57% Male
43% Female

Race and Ethnicity




Black/African American




Two or More Races



What is a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)?

An MBE is defined as “ownership by minority individuals means the business is at least 51% owned by such individuals or, in the case of a publicly owned business, at least 51% of the stock is owned by one or more such individuals, i.e. the management and daily operations are controlled by those minority group members,” according to the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). Area51 Electronics is classified as 60% Asian-Pacific – U.S. citizens whose origins are from Vietnam.

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What is Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)?

An SDB is defined as meeting the following criteria, “the firm must be 51% or more owned and controlled by one or more disadvantaged persons; the disadvantaged person or person must be socially and economically disadvantaged; and the firm must be small, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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“I am proud and inspired to be on such a diverse team. Studies show that the more diverse a team is, the more creative their solutions, the greater their ability to foresee customer needs, and the more innovative their new ideas are. The benefits surely don’t stop there either, but one thing is certain, our diverse team yields better results than any individual ever could. One proverb that instantly comes to mind is this: “If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together.”

Daniel Nguyen , CEO

Area51 Electronics

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